Things to Do

Island Highlights

Balranald RSPB Nature Reserve

A beautiful reserve on the north west coast of North Uist with sandy beaches, rocky foreshore,, marshes and sand dunes.

Harris: Horgabost beach

Islands: 1 (Harris) Causeways: 0 Ferries: 1 Distance: 21 miles Route Time: 3.5 hours

Sollas Bookbinding

Creative artisan bookbinding and box making, influenced by the materials and colours of island living

Wild Harris

We offer bespoke guided wildlife and wilderness walks, sea kayaking, snorkel safaris and mountain bike guiding.

Bespoke Bicycle Hebrides

At Bespoke Bicycles, we provide a professional, friendly service with over 21 years combined bicyles repair/care experience between our qualified Velotech mechanics.

Hercules - The Bear

Statue of the famous grizzly bear Hercules, who escaped and went on the run during filming Benbecula in 1980. Find out more about the story at Langass Woodland.

Stornoway Harbour

Stornoway with its population of about 6000 is the main port and administrative centre on the Isle of Lewis.

Beach and Machair at Kilpheder

Along the west coast of UIst lies around 20 miles of stunning white beaches.

Rueval to Rossinish Walk

This walk has been written by Martin Margulies. The articles appeared in Am Paipear, and extracts are reproduced here with his permission. The walks have been collected together in a book, called…

Clisham Horseshoe

Undoubtedly the finest mountain walk in the Outer Hebrides. It is challenging with short stretches of scrambling and although only 14km will take 6-7 hours. It starts and finishes on the main A859…

The Coffin Route

A circular walk of 14km (8 miles) on good paths from the east coast of South Harris over to the west coast and back with good cafes to enjoy nearby - 4 - 5 hours

Heritage Trail from Tolsta to Port of Ness

A waymarked route of 22km (14 miles) along the dramatic North East coast of Lewis with lots of antiquites, wildlife and distant views of the mainland mountains across The Minch - 7-8 hours.

Suaineabhal from Cairisiadar

An ascent of Suaineabhal with excellent views over Uig Bay and beyond. The route is approximately 9km (5 miles) but is difficult terrain so allow 4-5 hours

Loch Stiapabhat

Loch Stiapabhat bird reserve and hide to watch golden plover, Lapwing, whooper swans, geese and many rare migrants. The hide is open all year.

Clisham

Islands: 2 (Harris, Lewis) Causeways: 0 Ferries: 0 Distance: 13 miles Route Time:5 hours Grade: Moderate

South Uist War Memorial

South Uist War Memorial

Lews Castle Museum and Archive for the Outer Hebrides

The Museum and Archive has recently opened at Lews Castle, Stornoway. Exhibitions will give an overview of the islands’ heritage and the Lewis Chessmen are back to delight.

Lewis and Harris Guided Tours

Learn more about the history, archaeology, gaelic culture, harris tweed etc of this fascinating and beautiful island in the company of a professional,and qualified local STGA Scottish Tourist Guide…

Rarnish Walk

This is an good short walk, roughly about 2 miles there and back. It is where Bonnie Prince Charlie, returning from a failed escape bid from Stornoway, hid in a little hut.

Loch Bee

Loch Bee is a very large brackish loch which stretches from the west side of South Uist to the east side

Port Nis

Port Nis (Port of Ness) is in the parish of Ness, the most northerly parish in Lewis.

Baleshare Beach

Balleshare beach is easily accessed from the village of Baleshare.

Clachan Sands Beach and Machair

Clachan Sands beach is a stunning white sandy beach which is accessible via the village of Clachan Sands.

Drimisdale Beach and Machair

Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach and machair.

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  1. Am Baile Beach

    Address

    Eriskay, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5JL

    Isle Of South Uist

    The beach is a stunning white sandy beach and easily accessible from the village, near am Politician.

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  2. Address

    Kildonan, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5RZ

    Isle Of South Uist

    Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach and machair.

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  3. Address

    Braighe, Point, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0BQ

    Isle Of Lewis

    Lovely flat beach in Point just 3 miles from Stornoway.

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  4. Address

    Callanish, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9DY

    Telephone

    01851 621422

    Isle Of Lewis

    Awards

    • Other Awards Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020Outer Hebrides Tourism Member

    Our covid guide can be found here - https://www.calanais.org/covid-19-guidance/

    Add Calanais Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

  5. Address

    Eriskay, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5JN

    Isle Of South Uist

    Beinn Scritheann is the tallest hill on Eriskay.

    Add Beinn Sciathan to your Itinerary

  6. Address

    Ormiclate, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SB

    Isle Of South Uist

    Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach and machair.

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  7. Address

    Frobost, Isle Of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5RX

    Isle Of South Uist

    Along the west coast of South Uist is an approx. 20 mile strip of stunning white beach and machair. Acces from the village of Milton (Gerraidh Bhaltos is the Gaelic translation).

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  8. Sunrise at Loch Seaforth

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    Loch Seaforth Viewpoint looks out along the sea loch that is Loch Seaforth. The viewing is stunning, and worth a stop off. There is a carpark with picnic tables and it is one of the best viewpoints in Lewis and Harris  

     

     

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    Hushinish, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Harris

    Hushinish is a small settlement of only 4 houses overlooking a white sand beach in the far west of Harris

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  10. Address

    Barra, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Barra

    A well preserved iron age galleried dun situated on hill to the east of Cuier cemetery

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  11. Address

    Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Sandwick Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2BW

    Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

    A downloadable handy pocket sized guide to galleries and retail outlets where visual art and craft, made in the Outer Hebrides, can be viewed, enjoyed & purchased.

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    Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Harris

    Loch Crabhadal (Cravadal) is a wild, remote and spectacular area of North Harris.

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  13. Address

    Reef, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 9HX

    Telephone

    01851 672479

    Isle Of Lewis

    Public Art

    Add An Suileachan to your Itinerary

  14. Address

    Eriskay, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5JN

    Isle of South Uist

    Bonnie Prince Charlie first stepped foot on Scottish soil on this beach on 23rd July 1745, from the french ship "Du Teillay"

    Add Coilleag a Phrionnsa to your Itinerary

  15. Address

    Eoligarry, Isle Of Barra, Outer Hebrides, HS9 5YD

    Telephone

    01871 890212

    Isle Of Barra

    Barra airport, famous for its beach landings.

    Add Traigh Mhor Beach - Barra Airport to your Itinerary

  16. Address

    Ness, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

    Isle of Lewis

    Port Nis (Port of Ness) is in the parish of Ness, the most northerly parish in Lewis.

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  17. Barvas Beach and Machair

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    Barvas beach, Barvas, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0QR

    Isle of Lewis

    A good surfing beach with good access and pleasant walks.

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  18. Lews Castle Stoprnoway

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    Castle Grounds, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0XR

    Isle of Lewis

    Built in 1847, by Sir James Matheson, following his purchase of the Isle of Lewis.

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